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  • The Lives of Others

    10

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    focuses on the horrifying, sometimes unintentionally funny system of observation in the former East Germany. In the early 1980s, the successful dramatist Georg Dreyman and his longtime companion Christa-Maria Sieland, a popular actress, are big intellectual stars in the socialist state, although they secretly don’t always think loyal to the party line. One day, the Minister of Culture becomes interested in Christa, so the secret service agent Wiesler is instructed to observe and sound out the couple, but their life fascinates him more and more.

  • Die Hard

    9

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

  • Shutter Island

    9

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Drama is set in 1954, U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels is investigating the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane and is presumed to be hiding on the remote Shutter Island.

  • Paths of Glory

    9

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    The futility and irony of the war in the trenches in WWI is shown as a unit commander in the French army must deal with the mutiny of his men and a glory-seeking general after part of his force falls back under fire in an impossible attack.

  • Funny Games

    9

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Two psychotic young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic “games” with one another for their own amusement.

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  • Children of Men

    9

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child’s birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.

  • Schindler's List

    9

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.

  • Waltz with Bashir

    9

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term service in that conflict.

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  • The Reader

    9

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Burk re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.

  • The Downfall

    9

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Traudl Junge (Lara), the final secretary for Adolf Hitler (Ganz), tells of the Nazi dictator’s final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII.

  • Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark

    9

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Archeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant, before the Nazis…

  • Die Hard: With a Vengeance

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    John McClane and a Harlem store owner are targeted by German terrorist Simon Gruber in New York City, where he plans to rob the Federal Reserve Building.

  • Captain America: Civil War

    8

    I have watched this movie three times, the latest being on .

    Political interference in the Avengers’ activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man.

  • Blade Runner

    8

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Deckard, a blade runner, has to track down and terminate 4 replicants who hijacked a ship in space and have returned to earth seeking their maker…

  • Fury

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy (Brad Pitt) commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.

  • The Game

    8

    I have watched this movie three times, the latest being on .

    Nicholas Van Orton is a very wealthy San Francisco banker, but he is an absolute loner, even spending his birthday alone. In the year of his 48th birthday (the age his father committed suicide) his brother Conrad, who has gone long ago and surrendered to addictions of all kinds, suddenly returns and gives Nicholas a card giving him entry to unusual entertainment provided by something called Consumer Recreation Services (CRS). Giving up to curiosity, Nicholas visits CRS and all kinds of weird and bad things start to happen to him.

  • Rush

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Set against the sexy, glamorous golden age of Formula 1 racing in the 1970s, the film is based on the true story of a great sporting rivalry between handsome English playboy James Hunt (Hemsworth), and his methodical, brilliant opponent, Austrian driver Niki Lauda (Bruhl). The story follows their distinctly different personal styles on and off the track, their loves and the astonishing 1976 season in which both drivers were willing to risk everything to become world champion in a sport with no margin for error: if you make a mistake, you die.

  • Elephant

    8

    I have watched this movie three times, the latest being on .

    A day in the lives of a group of average teenage high school students. The film follows every character and shows their daily routines. However two of the students plan to do something that the student body won’t forget.

  • Before Sunrise

    8

    I have watched this movie three times, the latest being on .

    A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe, and wind up spending one romantic evening together in Vienna. Unfortunately, both know that this will probably be their only night together.

  • Lifeboat

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Several survivors of a torpedoed ship find themselves in the same boat with one of the men who sunk it.

  • Inglourious Basterds

    8

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as “The Basterds” are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis.

  • Metropolis

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city’s mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.

  • United 93

    8

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

  • The Edukators

    8

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Three activists cobble together a kidnapping plot after they encounter a businessman in his home.

  • Annie Hall

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.

  • The Pianist

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.

  • Run, Lola, Run

    8

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A young woman in Germany has twenty minutes to find and bring 100,000 Deutschmarks to her boyfriend before he robs a supermarket.

  • Grave of the Fireflies

    8

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A tragic film covering a young boy and his little sister’s struggle to survive in Japan during World War II.

  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana Jones must follow in his father’s footsteps and stop the Nazis.

  • Persepolis

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Poignant coming-of-age story of a precocious and outspoken young Iranian girl that begins during the Islamic Revolution.

  • Sophie Scholl

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A dramatization of the final days of Sophie Scholl, one of the most famous members of the German World War II anti-Nazi resistance movement, The White Rose.

  • Joyeux Noël

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    On Christmas Eve during world War I, the Germans, French, and Scottish are trying to make peace, so they bury their dead and play football.

  • Das Experiment

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Based on the infamous “Stanford Prison Experiment” conducted in 1971. A makeshift prison is set up in a research lab, complete with cells, bars and surveillance cameras. For two weeks 20 male participants are hired to play prisoners and guards. The ‘prisoners’ are locked up and have to follow seemingly mild rules, and the ‘guards’ are told simply to retain order without using physical violence. Everybody is free to quit at any time, thereby forfeiting payment.

  • The Last King of Scotland

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin’s regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970s

  • Breathe

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. Their heartwarming celebration of human possibility marks the directorial debut of Andy Serkis.

  • Mission: Impossible 2

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    IMF Agent Ethan Hunt comes into conflict with a dangerous and sadistic arms dealer who threatens his life and his fiancee in response.

  • Denial

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.

  • Darkest Hour

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In May 1940, the fate of Western Europe hangs on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on knowing that it could mean a humiliating defeat for Britain and its empire.

  • Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.

  • Spectre

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.

  • Where to Invade Next

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    To learn what the USA can learn from other nations, Michael Moore playfully “invades” them to see what they have to offer.

  • Bridge of Spies

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.

  • Citizenfour

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden.

  • The Book Thief

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.

  • Non-Stop

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Bill Marks is a former cop who after dealing with his daughter’s death by drinking, is now an air marshal. While on a flight from London to New York, Marks gets a text telling him that unless 150 million dollars is deposited to an off shore account within 20 minutes someone will die. He tries to tell the other air marshal, Hammond but Hammond doesn’t believe him.

  • Roman Holiday

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Princess Anne embarks on a highly publicized tour of European capitals. When she and her royal entourage arrive in Rome, she begins to rebel against her restricted, regimented schedule. One night Anne sneaks out of her room, hops into the back of a delivery truck and escapes her luxurious confinement. However, a sedative she was forced to take earlier starts to take effect, and the Princess is soon fast asleep on a public bench. She is found by Joe Bradley, an American newspaper reporter stationed in Rome. He takes her back to his apartment. The next morning Joe dashes off to cover the Princess Anne press conference, unaware that she is sleeping on his couch. Once he realizes his good fortune, Joe promises his editor an exclusive interview with the Princess.

  • The Baader Meinhof Complex

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Germany in the 1970s: Murderous bomb attacks, the threat of terrorism and the fear of the enemy inside are rocking the very foundations of the yet fragile German democracy. The radicalised children of the Nazi generation lead by Andreas Baader, Ulrike Meinhof and Gudrun Ensslin are fighting a violent war against what they perceive as the new face of fascism: American imperialism supported by the German establishment, many of whom have a Nazi past. Their aim is to create a more human society but by employing inhuman means they not only spread terror and bloodshed, they also lose their own humanity. The man who understands them is also their hunter: the head of the German police force Horst Herold. And while he succeeds in his relentless pursuit of the young terrorists, he knows he’s only dealing with the tip of the iceberg.

  • Unknown

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A biochemist and his dishy wife arrive in Berlin for a conference at which a scientist and his controversial Arab funder will announce breakthrough research. While his wife checks into the hotel, he grabs a cab to return to the airport for his briefcase, left at the curb. En route, an auto accident puts him in a coma, from which he awakes four days later without identification and with gaps in his memory. He goes to the hotel: his wife refuses to recognize him and another man has claimed his identity. With help from a nurse, the cab driver, a retired Stasi agent, and an academic friend, he tries to unravel what's going on. Is the answer in the briefcase?

  • Cube

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Six different people, each from a very different walk of life, awaken to find themselves inside a giant cube with thousands of possible rooms. Each has a skill that becomes clear when they must band together to get out: a cop, a math whiz, a building designer, a doctor, an escape master, and a disabled man. Each plays a part in their thrilling quest to find answers as to why they've been imprisoned.

  • Hanna

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A sixteen-year-old girl who was raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe, tracked by a ruthless intelligence agent and her operatives.

  • The Devil's Advocate

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Based on a book by Andrew Neiderman, the film centers on a young lawyer who joins a New York firm only to discover that his boss has an increasingly bizarre personality.

  • The Debt

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    The espionage thriller begins in 1997, as shocking news reaches retired Mossad secret agents Rachel (Helen Mirren) and Stefan (Tom Wilkinson) about their former colleague David (Ciarán Hinds). All three have been venerated for decades by their country because of the mission that they undertook back in 1966, when the trio (portrayed, respectively, by Jessica Chastain, Marton Csokas, and Sam Worthington) tracked down Nazi war criminal Vogel (Jesper Christensen) in East Berlin. At great risk, and at considerable personal cost, the team's mission was accomplished - or was it? The suspense builds in and across two different time periods, with startling action and surprising revelations.

  • The Queen

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Diana the “People’s Princess” has died in a car accident in Paris. The Queen and her family decide that for the best, they should remain hidden behind the closed doors of Balmoral Castle. The heartbroken public do not understand and request that the Queen comforts her people. This also puts pressure on newly elected Tony Blair, who constantly tries to convince the monarchy to address the public.

  • Swordfish

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    When the DEA shut down its dummy corporation operation codenamed SWORDFISH in 1986, they had generated $400 million which they let sit around; fifteen years of compound interest has swelled it to $9.5 billion. A covert counter-terrorist unit called Black Cell, headed by the duplicitious and suave Gabriel Shear, wants the money to help finance their raise-the-stakes vengeance war against international terrorism, but it's all locked away behind super-encryption. He brings in convicted hacker Stanley Jobson, who only wants to see his daughter Holly again but can't afford the legal fees, to slice into the government mainframes and get the money.

  • Barry Lyndon

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband’s position in 18th Century aristocracy.

  • X-Men: First Class

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In 1962, Charles Xavier starts up a school and later a team, for humans with superhuman abilities. Among them is Erik Lensherr, his best friend… and future archenemy.

  • Contact

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of intelligent aliens, who send plans for a mysterious machine.

  • Munich

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Based on the true story of the Black September aftermath, about the five men chosen to eliminate the ones responsible for that fateful day.

  • A Very Long Engagement

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Tells the story of a young woman’s relentless search for her fiancé, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One.

  • The Wave

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A high school teacher’s unusual experiment to demonstrate to his students what life is like under a dictatorship spins horribly out of control when he forms a social unit with a life of its own.

  • The Bourne Identity

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A man is picked up by a fishing boat, bullet-riddled and without memory, then races to elude assassins and recover from amnesia.

  • The Big Lebowski

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Dude” Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.

  • Superman Returns

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    After a long visit to the lost remains of the planet Krypton, the Man of Steel returns to earth to become the peoples savior once again and reclaim the love of Lois Lane.

  • Torn Curtain

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    An American scientist publicly defects to East Germany as part of a cloak and dagger mission to find the solution for a formula resin and then figuring out a plan to escape back to the West.

  • Lord of War

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    An arms dealer confronts the morality of his work as he is being chased by an Interpol agent.

  • Angels & Demons

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon works to solve a murder and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican.

  • The Thomas Crown Affair

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A very rich and successful playboy amuses himself by stealing artwork, but may have met his match in a seductive detective.

  • Time To Leave

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A successful fashion photographer is a gay man with terminal cancer. Slowly coming to terms with his situation he is cruel to his lover, has refused chemotherapy, nasty to his pregnant sister and uncommunicative to his loving and supportive parents.

  • Frontière(s)

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A gang of young thieves flee Paris during the violent aftermath of a political election, only to hole up at an Inn run by neo-Nazis.

  • 13 Conversations About One Thing

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    The lives of a lawyer, an actuary, a housecleaner, a professor, and the people around them intersect as they ponder order and happiness in the face of life’s cold unpredictability.

  • Lost in Translation

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A movie star with a sense of emptiness, and a neglected newlywed meet up as strangers in Tokyo, Japan and form an unlikely bond.

  • Casablanca

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Classic film set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II: An American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.

  • The Constant Gardener

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife’s murder, big business, and corporate corruption.

  • Beyond Borders

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    An epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the world’s most dangerous hot spots.

  • The Rules of Attraction

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    The incredibly spoiled and overprivileged students of Camden College are a backdrop for an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate.

  • Bulletproof Monk

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Based on the very underground comic book, a Tibetan monk (Chow) becomes a mentor to a young street kid (Scott) whom he can teach to protect a scroll.

  • Hostel

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Three backpackers head to a Slovakian city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.

  • The Sum of All Fears

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    CIA analyst Jack Ryan must thwart the plans of a terrorist faction that threatens to induce a catastrophic conflict between the United States and Russia’s newly elected president by detonating a nuclear weapon at a football game in Baltimore.

  • mag-no'li-a

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    An epic mosaic of several interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.

  • What We Do in the Shadows

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A documentary team films the lives of a group of vampires for a few months. The vampires share a house in Wellington, New Zealand. Turns out vampires have their own domestic problems too.

  • Spy

    6

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Susan Cooper is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency’s most dangerous missions. But when her partner falls off the grid and another top agent is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent a global crisis.

  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In the early 1960s, CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB operative Illya Kuryakin participate in a joint mission against a mysterious criminal organization, which is working to proliferate nuclear weapons.

  • Moon Man

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A bored Man in the Moon hitches a ride to Earth on the tails of a passing comet and starts to explore the fantastical creatures and sights of a new planet. But all is not well - the Moon Man’s absence from his post means that all the world’s children are unable to sleep. Before the President can capture him, they must join forces to return him to his rightful place in the sky.

  • The Monuments Men

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners.

  • Escape Plan

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Ray Breslin is the world’s foremost authority on structural security. After analyzing every high security prison and learning a vast array of survival skills so he can design escape-proof prisons, his skills are put to the test. He’s framed and incarcerated in a master prison he designed himself. He needs to escape and find the person who put him behind bars.

  • Lore

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    As the Allies sweep across Germany, Lore leads her siblings on a journey that exposes them to the truth of their parents’ beliefs. An encounter with a mysterious refugee forces Lore to rely on a person she has always been taught to hate.

  • Twilight Zone: The Movie

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Four directors collaborated to remake four episodes of the popular television series ‘The Twilight Zone’ for this movie. The episodes are updated slightly and in color (the television show was in black-and-white), but very true to the originals, where eerie and disturbing situations gradually spin out of control.

  • Cave of Forgotten Dreams

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In 1994, a group of scientists discovered a cave in Southern France perfectly preserved for over 20,000 years and containing the earliest known human paintings. Knowing the cultural significance that the Chauvet Cave holds, the French government immediately cut-off all access to it, save a few archaeologists and paleontologists. But documentary filmmaker, Werner Herzog, has been given limited access, and now we get to go inside examining beautiful artwork created by our ancient ancestors around 32,000 years ago. He asks questions to various historians and scientists about what these humans would have been like and trying to build a bridge from the past to the present.

  • Me, Myself and Irene

    6

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Charlie is a Rhode Island state trooper with a multiple personalities. He is otherwise mild-mannered and non confrontational until somebody or something pushes him a little too far. That’s when his maniacal alter-ego, Hank, takes over. Charlie is assigned on a routine mission to return alleged fugitive Irene back to upstate New York, but they wind up on the run from corrupt police officers. And their escape would be a lot simpler on everybody involved if Hank didn’t keep stepping in at the most inopportune times….

  • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Dr. Evil uses a device he calls a "Time Machine" to travel back to 1969 and remove Austin Powers' mojo. The sexually wounded swinger must travel back in time and, with the help of agent Felicity Shagwell, recover his vitality. Meanwhile, Dr. Evil's personal life runs amok as he discovers love, continues to shun his son and develops a close relationship with himself. Well, actually, a clone 1/8 his size whom he dubs "Mini-Me". The always time-baffled Dr. Evil begins his plan to put a gigantic cannon on the moon, thus turning it into a device called either "The Death Star" or "Alan Parson's Project," depending on which name is available.

  • Chalet Girl

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Pretty tomboy Kim Matthews, 19, used to be a champion skateboarder - but now she’s stuck in a dead end job trying to support her Dad. Opportunity comes knocking in the form of a catering job in the one of the most exclusive chalets in the Alps. At first, Kim’s baffled by this bizarre new world of posh people, champagne and skiing - but then she discovers snowboarding, and the chance to win some much-needed prize money at the big end-of-season competition. But before she can become a champion again, Kim’s going to have to dig deep to overcome her fears. Hard enough, without the complicating factor of Jonny, her handsome - though spoken for - boss.

  • Mean Girls

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Raised in African bush country by her zoologist parents, Cady Heron thinks she knows about survival of the fittest. But the law of the jungle takes on a whole new meaning when the home-schooled 16-year-old enters public high school for the first time and encounters psychological warfare and unwritten social rules that teenage girls face today.

  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

    6

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Famed archaeologist and adventurer Dr. Henry “Indiana” Jones, Jr. is called back into action, when he becomes entangled in a Soviet plot to uncover the secret behind mysterious artifacts known as the Crystal Skulls.

  • The Seventh Continent

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Georg and his wife Anna realize how monotonous and isolated their life is when their daughter Eva, in a desperate attempt to get attention, suddenly pretends to be blind. The family decides to break with their trot and plan to emigrate to Australia.

  • Knight and Day

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    June Havens finds her everyday life tangled with that of a secret agent who has realized he isn’t supposed to survive his latest mission…

  • Duplicity

    6

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A pair of corporate spies who share a steamy past hook up to pull off the ultimate con job on their respective bosses.

  • Benny's Video

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A story about a boy called Benny, who watches violent movies, including a home-made video of a pig being slaughtered. Soon after, Benny loses his mind and kills a girl and films the murder with his video camera.

  • The White Ribbon

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years just before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery.

  • Synecdoche, New York

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A theater director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.

  • Dumb and Dumber

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    The cross-country adventures of two good-hearted but incredibly stupid friends.

  • Redacted

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A montage of stories about U.S. soldiers fighting in the Iraq conflict, focusing on the modern forms of media covering the war.

  • The Darjeeling Limited

    6

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Three American brothers who have not spoken to each other in a year set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other — to become brothers again like they used to be. Their “spiritual quest”, however, veers rapidly off-course (due to events involving over-the-counter pain killers, Indian cough syrup, and pepper spray), and they eventually find themselves stranded alone in the middle of the desert with eleven suitcases, a printer, and a laminating machine. At this moment, a new, unplanned journey suddenly begins.

  • Saints and Soldiers

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Four American soldiers and one Brit fighting in Europe during World War II struggle to return to Allied territory after being separated from U.S. forces during the historic Malmedy Massacre.

  • Valkyrie

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Based on actual events, a plot to assassinate Hitler is unfurled during the height of WWII.

  • Slaughterhouse-Five

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A man tells his story of how he became unstuck in time and abducted by aliens.

  • Code Unknown

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Jean, a farm lad, wants to escape his silent father; he runs to Paris to his older brother, Georges, who’s away covering the war in Kosovo. Angry, he throws a bag of half-eaten pastry into a beggar’s lap. Amadou, a young Franco-African, berates him. The police arrive, arrest Amadou and deport the beggar. Georges’s girlfriend Anne is upset; it colors her relationship with Georges when he returns from the war. Separate lives intersect for the one moment, around the pastry bag, and all are altered. We follow each as repercussions of the incident play out. Deaf children bookend the film pantomiming words, feelings, and situations: what they are expressing?

  • Goodbye Lenin!

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In 1990, to protect his fragile mother from a fatal shock after a long coma; a young man must keep her from learning that her beloved nation of East Germany as she knew it has disappeared.

  • Steamboy

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In 1860s Britain, a boy inventor finds himself caught in the middle of a deadly conflict over a revolutionary advance in steam power.

  • Super Troopers

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Five Vermont state troopers, avid pranksters with a knack for screwing up, try to save their jobs and out-do the local police department by solving a crime.

  • Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    After New York City receives a series of attacks from giant flying robots, a reporter teams up with a pilot in search of their origin, as well as the reason for the disappearances of famous scientists around the world.

  • Creep

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Trapped in a London subway station, a woman who’s being pursued by a potential attacker heads into the unknown labyrinth of tunnels beneath the city’s streets.

  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, oceanographer Steve Zissou (Murray) rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife (Huston), a journalist (Blanchett), and a man who may or may not be his son (Wilson).

  • The Trust

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A pair of cops investigating a drug invasion stumble upon a mysterious bank vault.

  • The Wind Rises

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.

  • 30 Minutes or Less

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Two fledgling criminals kidnap a pizza delivery guy, strap a bomb to his chest, and inform him that he has mere hours to rob a bank or else…

  • 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Explores the bleak, disjointed lives of several people only to tie them together at the end, during a tragic, violent climax. Spliced together, it unravels the fractured narratives from ten sets of people, ranging from a couple frustrated by their newly-adopted girl, an aging father, to a young runaway. Between these narratives, real news footage reporting on Yugoslavian and Turkish wars, and the Michael Jackson molestation trial, makes the world within the film even larger and colder.

  • From Paris with Love

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In Paris, a young employee in the office of the US Ambassador hooks up with an American spy looking to stop a terrorist attack in the city.

  • Romper Stomper

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A group of skinheads become alarmed at the way their neighbourhood is changing.

  • 5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A harried movie director retreats into his memories and fantasies.

  • Bubbahotep

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Elvis and JFK, both alive and in nursing homes, fight for the souls of their fellow residents as they battle an ancient Egyptian Mummy.

  • Shadow of the Vampire

    4

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Shadow of the Vampire is a film about the making of a German all time classic silent horror-movie from 1922 called Nosferatu-Eine Symphonie des Grauens (Nosferatu-a Symphony of Horror). The production of Nosferatu had to deal with a lot of strange things (some crew members disappeared, some died). This movie focuses on the difficult relationship between Murnau, the director, and Schreck, the lead actor.

  • Brüno

    4

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Flamboyant Austrian fashionista Brüno takes his show to America.

  • Solaris

    4

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    The Solaris mission has established a base on a planet that appears to host some kind of intelligence…

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